Shari Sebbens: "That’s How We’ve Survived 200 Years Of Colonisation, We Laugh At You Mob"
"...and we laugh at ourselves."
Shari Sebbens is a successful and acclaimed stage and screen actor from the Northern Territory. She’s a Bardi Jabirr Jabirr woman, but here’s the thing: she is fair-skinned and many Australians assume she's white.
In this episode of Pretty For An Aboriginal hosts Nakkiah Lui and Miranda Tapsell talk to Shari about code shifting, why New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi is the mentor all aspiring filmmakers of colour need, and why accents are such strong signifiers of race.
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